North Light in Artists' Studios

NORTH LIGHT IN ARTISTS' STUDIOS

‘North light’ means that the windows in the room face north. And this fact, here in Brighton, England, Europe in the northern hemisphere, means that the sun doesn’t shine into the room, keeping the space shadow free, cool, and consistent.

‘SUNSHINE’  detail from ‘FAMILY’ by Colin Ruffell  OAR100390

‘SUNSHINE’ detail from ‘FAMILY’ by Colin Ruffell OAR100390

Artists' studios are often sold or let at a premium if the light is only coming from a northern facing window.